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Miami Police's Officer of the Month Proposes to Girlfriend at Ceremony

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    Miami Officer Proposes to Girlfriend at Police Headquarters While Receiving Award

    A City of Miami police officer proposed to his girlfriend moments after he was honored with the "Officer of the Month" award. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016)

    One of Miami Police's Finest used Thursday's Officer of the Month award ceremony to propose to his girlfriend.

    Officer Henry Ortega was saying his thanks yous after receiving the award when he called his girlfriend up to the stage, got on one knee and popped the question.

    She of course said yes.

    Ortega said the couple has been together for five years and they have two daughters together.

    Police said Ortega, who is assigned to the Overtown area, was nominated for the award after making multiple narcotics arrests, and for stepping in to stop a knife-wielding suspect back on June 9.